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Sanyo Xacti VPC-HD2
4.5 out of 10

Sanyo Xacti VPC-HD2

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Reviews and Problems with Sanyo Xacti VPC-HD2

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Overall 6
6.0

Needed repair; bad experience

T. FINN "T Finn", Amazon
21 October 2008
  • Summary: After 9 months, the buttons on the camera stopped functioning. Contacted Sanyo and was referred to their Service Provider, Skokie TV. Contacted Skokie and shipped my camera to them in early September.
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Overall 4
4.0

Sold It

LeGrow "Donna LeGrow", Amazon
7 April 2008
  • Summary: After owning the HD2 for 6 months I sold it on eBay. This is a tweener device - trying to be both a video camera and a digital still camera. I thought I was getting the best of both, but really the HD2 isn't great at either.
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Overall 6
6.0

Low Battery Time

achen "alex", Amazon
27 March 2008
  • Summary: A good camcorder for outdoor use. However, a full charged battery lasts only about 22 minutes for a continuous recording. You'd better get at least two backup batteries.
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Overall 4
4.0

Toy not Tool Xacti HD2 Review

gadgetmaster "gadgetmaster", Amazon
18 February 2008
  • Summary: Pros- Small. Light. Concealable. Fill flash syncs at all shutter speeds. Video shutter speed priority and internal mechanical neutral density filter for bright scenes. Cons- Focus hunts.
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Overall 10
10

IMPRESSED/DISAPOINTED

Randee Hervey, Amazon
18 February 2008
  • Summary: I purchased the hd1a model and returned it since I was made aware that the new model was soon coming out. Honestly although I want so much to love this camera, I am disappointed and decided to send it back as the video quality did not measure up to my old Sony P350, and the camera stills did not...
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Overall 10
10

Amazing little VideoCam

Juan "Juan", Amazon
18 February 2008
  • Summary: No tapes to carry, works with memory cards, after shooting plug the SD card in your PC and Voila', transfer your videos fast or watch-edit them right in the SD card. No tapes makes this camera easy to carry around.
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Overall 10
10

Good HD Palmcorder

J. Kim "The Techgeek man", Amazon
18 February 2008
  • Summary: After a week of testing this camcorder, I found it good enough for daily use. The HD2 does not come with an SD card, so make sure you buy one before or at the time you get the HD2. I got a 2GB SD A-DATA and a 4GB SDHC QPI Class6. Both worked fine.
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Overall 6
6.0

Good for portability, not for HD video

Matt Roseboom "Editor/Publisher/Photographer", Amazon
18 February 2008
  • Summary: I was surprised how well this camera takes still pictures. I was expecting it to take bad still photos and great HD video, but it's just the opposite. The HD video looks more like regular video, just in widescreen format. If you want true HD quality video, buy another camera.
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Overall 2
2.0

Not what is advertised

Jeremy W "Tech Geek", Amazon
15 December 2007
  • Summary: I ordered the Sanyo VPC HD2, clearly described as an SD camecorder, including the correct picture. What arrived was a still camera. I contacted the merchant through Amazon's communication system.
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Overall 2
2.0

Bad compromise

Shane Hovde, Amazon
12 December 2007
  • Summary: I expected the video to be so-so and the pictures to be excellent. Both were miserable.
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